Largest CENTCOM C-130 Squadron hosts coalition partners

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Andrew Jeter, a loadmaster assigned to the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, interacts with visitors during a C-130H Hercules tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Andrew Jeter, a loadmaster assigned to the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, interacts with visitors during a C-130H Hercules tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021. Members from the Italian and Canadian air forces, as well as members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, received a tour of the Hercules from the 779th EAS. The 779th EAS, the largest C-130 squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, is responsible for delivering cargo and passengers to U.S. and coalition forces' bases, enabling a constant presence in the AOR. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Daryn Murphy)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Roybal, a contracting officer assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Contracting Squadron, observes a C-130H Hercules during a tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Roybal, a contracting officer assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Contracting Squadron, observes a C-130H Hercules during a tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021. Members from the Italian and Canadian air forces, as well as members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, received a tour of the Hercules from the 779th EAS. The 779th EAS, the largest C-130 squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, is responsible for delivering cargo and passengers to U.S. and coalition forces' bases, enabling a constant presence in the AOR. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Daryn Murphy)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Scott Graves, a pilot assigned to the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, interacts with members of the Italian Air Force during a C-130H Hercules tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Maj. Scott Graves, a pilot assigned to the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, interacts with members of the Italian Air Force during a C-130H Hercules tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021. Members from the Italian and Canadian air forces, as well as members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, received a tour of the Hercules from the 779th EAS. The 779th EAS, the largest C-130 squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, is responsible for delivering cargo and passengers to U.S. and coalition forces' bases, enabling a constant presence in the AOR. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Daryn Murphy)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon King, a loadmaster assigned to the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, interacts with visitors during a C-130H Hercules tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon King, a loadmaster assigned to the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, interacts with visitors during a C-130H Hercules tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021. Members from the Italian and Canadian air forces, as well as members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, received a tour of the Hercules from the 779th EAS. The 779th EAS, the largest C-130 squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, is responsible for delivering cargo and passengers to U.S. and coalition forces' bases, enabling a constant presence in the AOR. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Daryn Murphy)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon King, a loadmaster assigned to the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, interacts with a visitor during a C-130H Hercules tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon King, a loadmaster assigned to the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, interacts with a visitor during a C-130H Hercules tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021. Members from the Italian and Canadian air forces, as well as members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, received a tour of the Hercules from the 779th EAS. The 779th EAS, the largest C-130 squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, is responsible for delivering cargo and passengers to U.S. and coalition forces' bases, enabling a constant presence in the AOR. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Daryn Murphy)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon King, a loadmaster assigned to the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, interacts with visitors during a C-130H Hercules tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon King, a loadmaster assigned to the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, interacts with visitors during a C-130H Hercules tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021. Members from the Italian and Canadian air forces, as well as members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, received a tour of the Hercules from the 779th EAS. The 779th EAS, the largest C-130 squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, is responsible for delivering cargo and passengers to U.S. and coalition forces' bases, enabling a constant presence in the AOR. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Daryn Murphy)

Tech. Sgt. Kyle Nagamatsu, a loadmaster assigned to the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, interacts with a visitor during a C-130H Hercules tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021.

Tech. Sgt. Kyle Nagamatsu, a loadmaster assigned to the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, interacts with a visitor during a C-130H Hercules tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021. Members from the Italian and Canadian air forces, as well as members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, received a tour of the Hercules from the 779th EAS. The 779th EAS, the largest C-130 squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, is responsible for delivering cargo and passengers to U.S. and coalition forces' bases, enabling a constant presence in the AOR. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Daryn Murphy)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Natalie Marshall, a pilot assigned to the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, interacts with visitors during a C-130H Hercules tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Maj. Natalie Marshall, a pilot assigned to the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, interacts with visitors during a C-130H Hercules tour at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 9, 2021. Members from the Italian and Canadian air forces, as well as members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, received a tour of the Hercules from the 779th EAS. The 779th EAS, the largest C-130 squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, is responsible for delivering cargo and passengers to U.S. and coalition forces' bases, enabling a constant presence in the AOR. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Daryn Murphy)

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Members from the Italian and Canadian air forces, as well as members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, received a tour of the Hercules from the 779th EAS. The 779th EAS, the largest C-130 squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, is responsible for delivering cargo and passengers to U.S. and coalition forces' bases, enabling a constant presence in the AOR.